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Pregnancy Protection

Pregnancy can be a confusing time for soon-to-be parents, raising many questions about how to ensure their baby’s health. While the benefits of infant immunisations are generally well accepted, they don’t commence until the child reaches six weeks, making their lives up until then a genuine ‘danger zone’. Immunisation during pregnancy offers another way to […]

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Less gain, less pain?

How limiting gestational weight gain is affecting pregnancy outcomes for obese mothers and their babies. The World Health Organisation has identified obesity as a health problem of global significance, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and their associated complications. It’s also a serious risk factor during pregnancy. Maternal complications include an increased risk of […]

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Battling the Bugs

What’s working and what could be done better to control childhood infectious disease
 
Presented by: A/Prof. Helen Marshall

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The Discriminating Female

How the choosy female immune system exercises reproductive quality control
Presented by: Sarah Robertson
When: Tues 10th May, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre. North Terrace Campus

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“No Child in Vain” How Preventive Pathology is saving our kids

The death of a child is always a tragedy. But although the emotional scars they cause may never fully disappear, some solace can be found in the knowledge that lessons learned from the loss may save the lives of others.

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